[SMART Park] Unlock Prosperity with 5 Sure-Fire Financial Instruments! February 14, 2024

[SMART Park] Unlock Prosperity with 5 Sure-Fire Financial Instruments!

In Singapore, the concept of guaranteed returns may evoke the spirit of prosperity, reminiscent perhaps of red envelopes received during the Chinese New Year celebrations. Unlike the sense of goodwill received in red envelopes for no effort, guaranteed returns come from investment products or financial instruments we opt. They offer a specified and assured rate of return over a defined period. With that in mind, here are some financial instruments that provide guaranteed returns and evoke a greater sense of security!

1. Singapore Savings Bonds (SSBs):
SSBs stand out as a government-backed investment option in Singapore, as it provides individuals with a secure and low-risk avenue for saving and investing. These bonds deliver a guaranteed return over a fixed period, with interest rates announced at the commencement of each issuance.

2. Fixed Deposits:
Many banks in Singapore offer fixed deposit accounts that ensure guaranteed returns over a predetermined period. Interest rates are typically fixed at the time of deposit, providing investors with a known and assured rate of return.

3. CPF Special Account (SA) and Retirement Sum Topping-Up (RSTU):
Contributions to the CPF Special Account (SA) and Retirement Sum Topping-Up (RSTU) scheme come with a guaranteed interest rate. The government periodically announces interest rates on these accounts, offering a stable and secure investment option.

4. Insurance Endowment Plans:
Certain insurance products, such as endowment plans, promise guaranteed returns. These plans, which combine insurance coverage with a savings component, ensure a guaranteed sum assured along with bonuses or returns upon the policy’s maturity.

5. 6% Guaranteed Returns on SMART Park
PhillipCapital’s SMART Park facility is currently offering a promotion with guaranteed returns. Celebrate Prosperity in the Year of the Dragon by unlocking a remarkable 6% p.a. guaranteed returns with this promotion! You can secure this offer by acquiring a qualifying insurance plan — a Single Premium of S$30,000 or an Annual Regular Premium of S$6,000 for a minimum of 5 years. Following this, inject fresh funds (minimum S$1,000, maximum S$50,000) into your PhillipCapital account and enroll in the SMART Park Excess Funds Management Facility.

Your 90-day period of 6% p.a. guaranteed returns will commence 14 days after the successful inception of your qualifying insurance plan. All that’s left is to maintain your deposit in the account for the same duration of 90 days to enjoy 6% p.a. for these 90 days.

These avenues mentioned above mirror the paths one may take to secure financial blessings in the Year of the Dragon. Investors can explore various options, aligning their aspirations with the stability and growth these guaranteed returns aim to provide. Last but not least, we would like to wish our readers a Happy Chinese New Year and may this year bring forth prosperity and financial well-being for all!


[SMART Park] Unlock Prosperity with 5 Sure-Fire Financial Instruments!

Darien Lee
Wealth Manager
Phillip Securities Pte Ltd (A member of PhillipCapital)


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About the author

Darien Lee
Wealth Manager
Phillip Securities Pte Ltd (A member of PhillipCapital)

Darien is a financial representative at Phillip Securities Pte Ltd. He majored in Finance and Investments at Temasek Polytechnic before graduating from Nanyang Technological University with a Bachelor of Accountancy. Darien is a valuable member of a team collectively servicing assets exceeding $250 million and catering to over 5,000 clients. In his leisure time, he finds joy in meditation and actively engages in volunteering work. If you're keen on growing your wealth, feel free to reach out to Darien. He is here to assist you on your financial journey.

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